Iridium GO! Satellite WiFi Review

The Iridium GO! gives you access to technology even in remote locations by creating a backcountry WiFi hotspot for multiple smartphones.

SIA Nordic Ski On-Snow Demo 2011: New Waxless Ski Technologies

While the new waxless technologies are mostly in Nordic race skis and high end touring skis, we see promise for their future use in backcountry skis as well.

Olympus E-620 Digital SLR Camera Review

The E-620 is the lightest mid-sized or "crop sensor" format DSLR with all the functionality and image quality for serious backcountry still photography - even in difficult situations like handheld shots in low morning and evening light.

Garmin Oregon 550t Handheld Color Mapping GPS Review

Garmin trumpets the addition of a camera to this gadget, but are the improvement they DON'T mention even more impressive?

ACR SARLink 406 MHz GPS Personal Locator Beacon (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2009)

ACR's newest and lightest PLB includes a high performance GPS receiver, 5 Watt 406 MHz distress signal transmission, 121.5 MHz homing capability, and a high intensity LED strobe.

Generation Two: SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2009)

New lighter and smaller SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

New Personal Locator Devices at ORSM 2009 (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2009)

Personal locator devices (PLDs) are a hot, rapidly evolving area for the outdoor market. An overview of where we think it's headed (and why).

National Geographic TOPO! Explorer Mapping and Magellan Triton Series GPS (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)

National Geographic Maps web-based TOPO! Explorer (NG TEX) aims to be the iTunes of electronic mapping.

Garmin eTrex Vista HCx with Mapsource Topo 2008

Virtual Pack: Garmin eTrex Vista HCx with Mapsource Topo 2008

Garmin eTrex Vista HCx GPS REVIEW

With the addition of a new ‘H’ high sensitivity receiver, the Garmin eTrex Vista HCx GPS sets a new benchmark for GPS performance in difficult reception areas

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